An eye-opening new volume of Delaware Valley history featuring hoagies, hats, highways, bridges, trains, historic trees, dinosaurs, and much, much, more. It's even more relevant now that the Delaware has been chosen as the 2020 River of the Year!


A hefty 240 page, 8.5 x 11 format includes over 150 original illustrations, mostly in color. Order directly online from Amazon.

For layout preview, click here.

To preview illustrations, click here.


Featured on the cover is Old Ironsides, the first American made locomotive, designed and built by Mathias Baldwin in 1832. 

The story of the struggle between the most powerful nations of Europe for control of the rich resources of the Delaware River Valley, a struggle that began generations before William Penn arrived to implement his “Holy Experiment.” A fascinating narrative told in four parts–enhanced by over 100 original illustrations, including views of Native American life, historic heroes and villains, and many detailed maps. This beautifully printed hard cover edition is available on-line at:


Barnes & Noble,



An historical travelogue tracing over 300 miles and 400 years, The Illustrated Delaware River is one of America’s most fascinating waterways. This handsomely printed hard cover edition features 140 original illustrations and is available on-line from Schiffer Publishing, your other favorite on-line sources, including Amazon, as well as select book stores.


To view a slideshow of some of the many illustrations featured in these two books, click here. And for all the latest news concerning talks, signings, special events, etc., visit The Illustrated Delaware River on FaceBook. 




For obvious reasons, all events have been cancelled for the rest of the year. Hopefully, we will return to normal next year. Stay safe and stay tuned!

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